Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, of the nature of a gumma or soft tumor.
- adj. medicine Belonging to, or resembling, gumma.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Med.) Belonging to, or resembling, gumma.
“The lesions may be gummatous, ulcerative, or inflammatory, or there may be compressive granulomatous masses.”
“The ulcers have seldom the typically rounded or serpiginous outline of gummatous ulcers on other parts of the body.”
“In _tertiary syphilis_, whether inherited or acquired, the most common lesion is a diffuse gummatous infiltration, which tends to go on to ulceration and to lead to widespread destruction of tissue.”
“In the tertiary stage, a diffuse gummatous infiltration occurs, and is liable to be followed by ulceration, which spreads to the pharyngeal wall and soft palate, and, by causing cicatricial contraction and adhesions, may lead to narrowing or even complete occlusion of the communication between the pharynx and the naso-pharynx.”
“_ -- It is to be borne in mind that gummatous growths in the brain are seldom influenced to any extent by anti-syphilitic remedies, and time should not be wasted in trying this form of treatment.”
“The influence of syphilis, except in its gummatous form, in interfering with union is doubtful.”
“Pott's disease may be simulated by gummatous disease of the vertebræ.”
“When primary, it usually affects the inter-peduncular region of the base, and takes the form of a diffuse gummatous infiltration of the membranes which gives rise to symptoms referable to the parts pressed upon, and especially paralysis of one or other of the cranial nerves.”
“The _tertiary_ manifestations in the tongue are sclerosing glossitis, gummas, and gummatous ulcers.”
“A localised gumma may develop in the neighbourhood of the angle of the mandible, or the whole of the body of that bone may be the seat of a diffuse gummatous infiltration”
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